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....there's Iowa.

For whatever reason, in Iowa, Republicans are starting to catch up in absentee ballot requests, but they are still severely lagging in actual voting.  Of course, that will likely change a bit given last night's debate.  But we shall see.

In any case, here are the latest figures from Iowa:

Absentee ballot requests:
Dems 155,592 (53.16%)
Reps 74,354 (25.40%)
Inds 62,507 (21.36%)
Oth 241 (negligible)

TOTAL 292,694

Since last report:
Dems +5,362
Reps +9,564
Ind +3,740

And here are the figures for ballots cast:

Dems 59,692 (63.23%)
Reps 17,640 (18.69%)
Inds 16,735 (17.73%)
Oth 68 (negligible)

TOTAL 94405

Since last report:
Dems +15,866
Reps +4,253
Inds +4,584

The Democratic percentage of returned ballots is up a tenth of a percentage point from the previous report.  This means that Democratic ballot returns continue to accelerate at a slightly faster pace than Republican or Independent ballot returns.  

I just thought everyone around here could use some good news.  The ground game is more important than anything else.

Here is a link:  http://sos.iowa.gov/...

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